Howdy everyone! Another week has passed us by, and things at the homestead are beginning to ramp up. Why? Spring has officially sprung! Our seedlings have sprouted inside. The ground is no longer frozen, so it's time to clean up the garden and prepare it to receive the seeds we will plant. I am desperately … Continue reading So You Wanna Raise Chickens…
Good morning! I'm standing here in my kitchen typing a few words before the kids and I start school. I'm looking at the seeds we planted in egg cartons last night. In 8 weeks, we will be planting them in the ground. It is ALMOST driving me crazy. I want to pick some fresh cucumbers … Continue reading Seven Reasons to Make Your Own Bread
Good Sunday morning, people! I tell ya what, Spring is on it's way in our neck of the woods and I could NOT be more excited. We had two 70 degree days in a row, and we haven't that in... I don't remember when actually. It's been a long, cold winter. It got down to … Continue reading Food Preservation: The Lowdown III
Sometimes you don’t realize how easy it is to do something until you try it. That’s how I felt after I tried canning the first time...
Well, it's that time again, folks! (Look at me, acting like I've had a blog for more than a week...) You'll notice I was able to post two additions to our blog this week: today's edition and one from Monday on how to stay as productive as possible during wintertime. Check it out! I've actually … Continue reading Food Preservation: The Lowdown
So here I am... my second post in. And where better to continue my homesteading blog but to start at our beginning? They say necessity is the mother of invention and in a very real way necessity was the mother of our homesteading. When my husband and I were newly married, I had 25 dollars … Continue reading How We Got Started… Cooking From Scratch
Hello, and welcome to One Step At A Time Homestead! My name is Megan, and I’m a 30-something stay-at-home wife and mom of three. This is my very first blog, and I am starting it to basically share our journey through small scale homesteading. My goal is two-fold: to share what I’ve learned (so you … Continue reading Welcome to My Blog!
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